Family of John Jones (c.1799–1876) of Portadown, army pensioner

Source: Kilpatrick, Alison. Family outline of the descendants of John Jones (c.1799–1876), army pensioner, and Anne Houston (c.1818–1882) of Portadown, county Armagh (compiled, November 2019). Online at Arborealis, www.arborealis.ca.

☛ Please also refer to the references cited in the “Sources” section, below.

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Family outline of the descendants of:

John Jones of Portadown, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh (born c.1799), weaver; Private, 18th Regiment of Foot (1817–1839); died at Portadown, 1st June 1876, aged about 76 years; buried in the parish churchyard of Drumcree (Church of the Ascension) [1] [2] [3]   John Jones’ parents are not known because his birth/baptism predates the earliest legible entries in the registers of the parish of Drumcree. Place of birth described in his army service record as, “in the parish of Drumcree, in or near the town of Portadown.” [1] 

—— married 4th January 1833, in Church of the Ascension, the parish church of Drumcree (Church of Ireland): [4] 

Anne Houston of the parish of Drumcree, born c.1818; died in Meadow lane, Portadown, on 14th April 1882, aged 66 years [2] [4] [5]   Anne Houston’s parents are unknown. However, a relative named John Houston witnessed her marriage to John Jones in 1833. [4] Though she was described as “of the parish” in the marriage record, there were no Houstons recorded in the 1828 Tithe Applotment book for Drumcree.

—— Children of John Jones and Anne Houston:

1. Mary Ann Jones, born c.1835 in England; flax spinner (1851) [2] 

2. John Jones, born c.1838 in Ireland; boiler maker (1851) [2] 

3. Robert Jones, born 28th February 1842 Berrey [Bervie], Kincardineshire; baptised 14th March 1842 in the parish of St Cyrus, Kincardineshire.[2] [7] ☛ Though born in Scotland, sometimes Robert Jones reported his place of birth as Portadown.

  • In 1860, Robert attested to the 49th Regiment of Foot at Monaghan, serving as a Drummer until released in 1866 by reason of illness [phthisis]; attested to the 1st Class Army Reserve at Armagh in 1875, recalled to the 49th in 1878, and discharged from the Reserve on 31 December 1881, having 18 years 236 days’ service. [19] 
  • On 22nd September 1866, Robert Jones married Martha Dale of Portadown, of full age, spinster, daughter of Hugh Dale, labourer, in St. Mark’s parish church, Portadown (Church of Ireland). [8] 
  • By 1890, the family had removed to no. 52 Hooker street in Belfast. [14] Martha Dale Jones died at this address on 16th February 1890, aged 47 years. [15] [57]
  • On 20th Dec. 1897, Robert Jones, then an engine driver by occupation, married secondly, Mary Dalton of 8 Linwood Street in Belfast, daughter of William Dalton, gardener. [16] [17] 
  • The 1901 census of Ireland enumerated Robert’s and Mary’s household in Bryon street in the Clifton district. Robert was recorded as 48 years old, born in Scotland, and employed as an engine driver in a ship yard. Mary was age 48, and born in Belfast. [20] 
  • The 1911 census recorded Robert, age 65, employed as an engine driver, and Mary, age 55, living in Linwood street, in the Shankhill district of Belfast. [21] 
  • Robert Jones, army pensioner, died in Belfast on 8th December 1917, aged 75 years. [18] [57]
  • Mary Jones, née Dalton, died in Belfast on 28th November 1918, aged 61 years. [22] [57] 

    [57] indicates burial in Belfast City Cemetery.

   —— Children of Robert Jones and Martha Dale:

  1. Margaret Jones, born in David street, Portadown on 22nd October 1870; damask weaver in Belfast (1901 census); weaver, and continued to share house with brother, Robert, in Jaffa street (1911). [9] [23] [24] Margaret Jones died of influenza on 13th January 1937, aged 66 years. [49] [57]
  2. Anne Jones, born in David street, Portadown on 29th March 1873; damask weaver in Belfast (1901); married William Ashton in Belfast, 27 Oct. 1901; William and Annie Ashton lived in Jaffa street with their three children, Elizabeth, Robert, and William (1911 census[10] [23] [25] [26] Annie Ashton, née Jones, died in Belfast on 15th January 1931, aged 57 years. [47] William Ashton, widower, died in Belfast on 22nd April 1948, aged 77 years. [48] [57] 
  3. Martha Elizabeth Jones, born on 2nd January 1876; housekeeper in Belfast (1901 census); married Benjamin Crawford in Belfast, 21st April 1901; Benjamin and Martha Crawford lived in Danube street with their three children, Robert Jones Crawford, Mary Crawford, and Martha Elizabeth Crawford (1911 census); Martha E. Crawford, née Jones, died in Belfast on 11th January 1963, aged 87 years. Benjamin Crawford died on 31st December 1969, at the venerable old age of ninety-three.[11] [23] [27] [28] [29] [46] [47] [50] [51] [57]
  4. Robert Jones, jun., born on 1st June 1879 in Morrison’s Court, Portadown; a French polisher by trade, and head of household with sisters, Maggie, Annie, and Martha, at no. 69 Jaffa street in Belfast (1901 census); continued to work as a French polisher and share the house in Jaffa street with his sister, Maggie (1911). [12] [23] [24] Married Helen Ann Bateman Murdock in Belfast, 14th November 1912.[52] Children included Agnes Wilhelmina Helen Jones (1913–2001), mission worker, wife of William Frank Rice (1908–1993);[53] and William John Murdock Jones (1917–1920).[54] About thirteen years after the family removed to Scotland, Helen Ann Jones, née Murdock, died on 15th June 1947 at Dundee, aged 62 years.[55] On 25th November 1949, Robert Jones, foreman polisher for the Caledon shipyard at Dundee, was killed in an industrial accident. He was 70 years old.[56] [57]
  5. Emma Jones, born in David street, Portadown, on 22nd September 1881; died 8th June 1882, aged seven months [13] 

   —— Child of Robert Jones and Mary Dalton:

  1. Amelia Dalton Jones, born 2nd October 1898 in Belfast; died 29th August 1899, aged 11 months. [30] [31] [57]

    [57]
     indicates burial in Belfast City Cemetery.

4. William Jones, born c.1848 at Aberdeen; [2] attested to the 28th Regiment of Foot at Belfast, 4th May 1868; served at home (Ireland and Britain), Gibraltar, Malta, Hong Kong, the Straits Settlements; attained the rank of Sergeant, completing service in the Leinster Regiment; married Jane Frances Somers at Malta on 29th November 1875; discharged at Portsmouth, 15th May 1890. [32] In 1901, living in Portsmouth with wife, Jane, and daughter, Emma Willoughby, and Emma’s husband, Thomas, and children; employed as a kitchen worker. [33] In 1911, living in Reading, Berkshire, with wife, Jane, and father-in-law, Robert Somers; employed as a night watchman in a pulsometer manufactory. [34] William Jones died on or about the 25th September 1923, aged 75 years; his body was buried at St George’s churchyard in Tilehurst, Berkshire. [35] Jane Frances Jones died on or about the 15th December 1932, aged 77 years; her body was buried in Henley Road cemetery in Caversham, Berks. [36] 

   —— Child of William Jones and Jane Frances Somers:

  1. Emma Jane Jones, born in Hong Kong in 1877-78; [33] [37] Married Sergeant Thomas Willoughby of the Berkshire Regiment, widower, in St Simon’s church, Portsea, Hampshire, on 4th November 1899. [38] Emma Jane Willoughby, née Jones, died on 23rd October 1939, aged about 62 years. [39] Thomas Willoughby died in Reading on 19th October 1951, aged 84 years. [40] [41] [42] 

    —— Children of Emma Jane Jones and Thomas Willoughby:

    1. William George Willoughby, born 29th June 1902 in Kilkenny [41] [43] 
    2. Emma Frances Willoughby, born c.1903 at Reading [41] 
    3. Priscilla May Willoughby, born c.1905 at Reading [41] 
    4. Eileen Rose Willoughby, born c.1906 at Saunderton Lea, Buckinghamshire [41] 
    5. Edith Elizabeth Willoughby, born c.1909 at Reading [41] 
    6. John Frederick Willoughby, born in Reading, 2nd quarter ending 30th June 1910; died on or about 10th January 1911, aged 10 months [41] [44] [45] 
    7. Henry J. Willoughby, born 29th April 1912 at Reading [42] [58]
    8. Charlotte J. Willougby, born 24th August 1914 at Reading [42] [59] 

      Thomas Willoughby had two children from his first marriage: Margaret Annie, born c.1891 in Templemore, county Tipperary; and Christopher Thomas, born c.1896 in St George’s, Bermuda. [33] 

5. Thomas Jones, born c.1850 in Aberdeen; died 2nd April 1865 in Portadown, aged 14 years; buried in the churchyard at Drumcree (Church of the Ascension) on 3rd April. [2] [6]

Sources:
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1.

British Army Service Records, 1760–1915. John Jones (c.1800–1876) of the parish of Drumcree (near Portadown), county Armagh; attested 18 December 1817, 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, discharged 16 October 1839. Original record: National Archives, London, England (archival ref. WO97/388/70). Digital images online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed 2017-07-09, by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick).

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Scotland 1851 Census. John Jones, age 49, with wife, Ann (36), and children: Mary Ann (16), John (13), Robert (7), William (3), and Thomas (1); in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Original record held by the National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh); archival ref. Parish: Aberdeen North; ED: 3; Page: 18; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1851_37; Year: 1851. Transcript online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-10-29).

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(a) General Register Office of Northern Ireland (GRONI), Belfast. Civil Registrations of Marriages (1845ff), Births (1864ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Hosted online by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, geni.nidirect.gov.uk. Digital image purchased by Alison Kilpatrick. Abstract: "1876-06-01 – Death – John Jones, married, pensioner, died on 1st June 1876 in James St., Portadown, aged 76 years [born c.1800]; cause of death: bronchitis, one week (uncertified; no medical attendant); informant: Robert Jones, occupier, James St., Portadown; registered 24th June 1876 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, GRONI nos. D/1876/176/1021/8/3.”
(b) Church of Ireland. Parish of Drumcree, County Armagh. Baptisms, 1788–1906; Marriages, 1802–1903; Burials, 1804–1903. Microfilm copies held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). PRONI refs. MIC/1/21, … 42, and /…43 (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, August–October, 2017). Abstract: "1876-06-02 – Burial – John Jones of Edenderry, aged 76 years [born c.1800], in the parish churchyard of Drumcree (Church of Ireland), county Armagh."

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(a) Church of Ireland. Diocese of Armagh. Marriage Licence Bonds, 1727–1845. Extracts for the Jones surname. Original records held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, now the National Archives of Ireland (Dublin); digital images online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick 2017-07-09, by subscription). Index entry: "John Jones and Anne Houston, 1833.”
(b) Church of Ireland. Parish of Drumcree, County Armagh.
Baptisms, 1788–1906; Marriages, 1802–1903; Burials, 1804–1903. Microfilm copies held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). PRONI refs. MIC/1/21, … 42, and /…43 (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, August–October, 2017). Abstract: "1833-01-04 – Marriage – John Jones and Anne Houston, both of the parish, were married on 4th January 1833 in Church of the Ascension, the parish church of Drumcree (Church of Ireland), county Armagh, by licence (both signed with their marks); witnessed by John Huston [sic] and Thomas Wright."

5.

General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital image hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1882-04-14 – Death – Anne Jones of Meadow lane, Portadown, a pensioner’s widow, died on 14th April 1882, aged 66 years; cause of death: jaundice, 14 weeks, certified; informant: Robert Jones of David St., Portadown, in attendance during last illness; registered 15th April 1882 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, GRO nos. 236/542/04639848."

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(a) General Register Office of Northern Ireland (GRONI), Belfast. Civil Registrations of Marriages (1845ff), Births (1864ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Hosted online by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, geni.nidirect.gov.uk. Digital image purchased by Alison Kilpatrick. Abstract: "1865-04-02 – Death – Thomas Jones, male, bachelor, worker in factory, died in Church Lane, Portadown, aged 14 years [born c.1851]; cause of death: phthisis 12 months, not certified; informant: Ann Jones of Portadown (signed with her mark), present at the death; registered 6th April 1865; A. Bredon, registrar. Archival ref. Lurgan Registration District, Portadown sub-district, GRONI nos. D/1865/176/1021/1/370.”
(b) Church of Ireland. Parish of Drumcree, County Armagh. Baptisms, 1788–1906; Marriages, 1802–1903; Burials, 1804–1903. Microfilm copies held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). PRONI refs. MIC/1/21, … 42, and /…43 (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, August–October, 2017). Abstract: "1865-04-03 – Burial – Thomas Jones of Portadown, aged 14 years [born c.1851], in the parish churchyard of Drumcree (Church of Ireland), county Armagh."

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National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh). Old Parish Registers. Digital image hosted online at scotlandspeople.gov.uk (purchased and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "Baptism – 1842-03-14 – Robert Jones, born 28th February 1842, the son of John Jones and Ann Houston of Bridgeton, was baptised in the parish of St Cyrus on 14th March 1842. Archival ref. National Records of Scotland ref. Church of Scotland, “Old Parish Registers,” no. 267/40 73 St Cyrus, pg. 73 of 147."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital image hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1866-09-22 – Marriage – Robert Jones of Portadown (of full age, bachelor, factory worker, son of John Jones, pensioner) and Martha Dale of Portadown (of full age, spinster, daughter of Hugh Dale, labourer) were married on 22nd September 1866 in St Mark’s, the parish church of Portadown, county Armagh, according to the rites and ceremonies of the United Church of England and Ireland, by licence, by the Rev. John Corvan; witnessed by James McKenna and William Dale. Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, GRO nos. 6/846/08245116."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital image hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1870-10-22 – Birth – Margaret Jones, born in David Street, Portadown, on 22nd October 1870, daughter of Robert Jones of David street, Portadown, factory worker, and Martha Jones, formerly Dale; informant: father; registered 7th November 1870 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, pg. 5, GRO nos. 719/02219666."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital image hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1873-03-29 – Birth – Anne Jones, born in David Street, Portadown, on 29th March 1873, daughter of Robert Jones of David street, Portadown, factory worker, and Martha Jones, formerly Dale; informant: father; registered 16th April 1873 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, pg. 2, GRO nos. 31/79[-]/02174048."

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(a) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Index entry hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Index entry: “Martha Jones, Lurgan registration district, born in 1876, group registration ID 11918161.”  Note: Digital image was not available online (2019-11-12).
(b) General Register Office of Ireland. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; index entry online in “Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881” database, at www.familysearch.org (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Index entry: "Martha Jones, female, born 2 January 1876, daughter of Robert Jones and Martha Dale, in Lurgan registration district."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital image hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1879-06-01 – Birth – Robert Jones, born in Morrison’s Court, Portadown, on 1st June 1879, son of Robert Jones of David street, Portadown, painter, and Martha Jones, formerly Dale; informant: father; registered 24th June 1879 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, pg. 12, GRO nos. 9/804/02071148."

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(a) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1881-09-22 – Birth – Emma Jones was born in David Street, Portadown, on 22nd September 1881, the daughter of Robert Jones, factory worker, and Martha Jones, formerly Dale, of David Street; informant: father; registered 8th October 1881 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, GRO ref. nos. 71/02030753.”
(b) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1882-06-08 – Death – Emma Jones, a factory worker’s daughter, died on 8th June 1882 in David street, Portadown, aged 7 months; cause of death: whooping cough, two months, certified; informant: Robert Jones, occupier [the father], of David street, Portadown; registered 8th June 1882 (W. Stewart, registrar). Archival ref. Lurgan registration district, Portadown sub-district, pg. 7, GRO nos. . 547/04839853."

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1890 Belfast Street Directory. Transcribed by Mary Lennon, and hosted online at Lennon Wylie, www.lennonwylie.co.uk (accessed 2019-11-12). Extract: “Hooker Street off Crumlin Road. 52. Jones, Robert, do. [labourer].” 

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1890-02-16 – Death – Martha Jones, wife of Robert Jones, machine oiler, died at 52, Hooker street, Belfast on 16th February 1890, aged 47 years; cause of death: phthisis [tuberculosis], 6 months, certified; informant: husband; registered 17th February 1890 (A. Moreland, assistant registrar). Archival refs. Belfast registration district, Belfast district no. 3, GRO nos. nos. 355/255/04746994."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1897-12-20 – Marriage – Robert Jones of 20, Howe street in Belfast (age 48 years, widower, engine driver by occupation, son of John Jones, labourer) and Mary Dalton of 8 Linwood street, Belfast (age 43 years, spinster, weaver, daughter of William Dalton, gardener) were married on 20th December 1897 in St. Anne’s parish church, Belfast, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of Ireland, by licence, by the Rev. Alexander George Stuart; witnessed by Robert Gamble and Essy Billingworth. Archival ref. Belfast registration district, GRO nos. 166/302/05812033."

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1907 Belfast Street Directory. Transcribed by Mary Lennon, and hosted online at Lennon Wylie, www.lennonwylie.co.uk (accessed 2019-11-13). Extract: “Jones, Robert, engine driver, 6 Linwood Street.” 

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1917-12-08 – Death – Robert Jones, married, army pensioner, died at 6 Linwood street, Belfast on 8th December 1917, aged 75 years [born c.1842]; cause of death: pneumonia, 4 days, cardiac failure, 4 days, certified; informant: Matilda Fulton, niece, 1A Hillview st., present at the death; registered 10th December 1917 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast Registration District, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 270/30/04438234."

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British Army Service Records, 1760–1915. Robert Jones (c.1842–1917) of Portadown, county Armagh; attested 19th November 1860, 49th Regiment of Foot; discharged from the Army Reserve, 31 December 1881 (service no. 359; gaps in service, totalling 18 years 236 days). Original record: National Archives, London, England (archival ref. WO97/2007/27). Digital images online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2017-07-09).

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National Archives of Ireland (NAI), Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1901. Robert Jones, age 65, with wife, Mary (55); Linwood Street, Belfast; archival ref. Clifton DED, county Antrim, house no. 48. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, www.census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-14).

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National Archives of Ireland, Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1911. Robert Jones, age 65, with wife, Mary (55); Linwood Street, Belfast; archival ref. Clifton DED, county Antrim, house no. 48. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-14).

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1918-11-28 – Death – Mary Jones, widow of Robert Jones, labourer, died on 28th November 1918, aged 61 years [born c.1857]; cause of death: influenza 17 days, bronchitis, cardiac failure, certified; informant: W.T. Fulton of 1A Hillview st., present at death; registered 29th November 1918 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 295/224/04427772."

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National Archives of Ireland, Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1901. Robert Jones, age 21, with sisters, Maggie (30), Annie (28), and Martha E. (25); Jaffa Street, Belfast; archival ref. Shankill DED, county Antrim, house no. 69. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, www.census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-13).

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National Archives of Ireland, Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1911. Robert Jones, age 31, with sister, Maggie (40); Jaffa Street, Belfast; archival ref. Shankill DED, county Antrim, house no. 69. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-13).

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1901-10-27– Marriage – Annie Jones of 12 Jaffa street (age 26, spinster, weaver, daughter of Robert Jones, engine driver) and William Ashton of 20 Jaffa street (age 28, bachelor, french polisher, son of Jonathan Ashton, french polisher) were married on 27th October 1901 in St Luke’s church in the parish of Lower Falls, Belfast, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of Ireland, by licence, by the Rev. John H. Mervyn; witnessed by Robert Jones and Margaret Crawford. Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban no. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 12/299/05758204."

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National Archives of Ireland, Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1911. William Ashton, age 38, with wife, Annie (35), and children: Elizabeth (8), Robert (6), and William (2); Jaffa Street, Belfast; archival ref. Shankill DED, county Antrim, house no. 39. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-13).

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1901-04-21 – Marriage – Martha Elizabeth Jones, spinster (of 12 Jaffa St., Belfast, daughter of Robert Jones, engine driver) and Benjamin Crawford, bachelor (blacksmith, of 23 Cambria St., son of James Crawford, flax dresser) were married on 21st April 1901 in St Luke’s church in the parish of Lower Falls, Belfast, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of Ireland, by licence, by the Rev. William T. Garstin; witnessed by Alexander Meek and Mary Jane Meek (who signed with their marks). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, GRO nos. 93/285/05751436."

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National Archives of Ireland, Dublin. Census of Ireland of 1911. Benjamin Crawford, age 34, with wife, Martha (34), and children: Robert (6), Mary (5), and Martha (1); Danube Street, Belfast; archival ref. Shankill DED, county Antrim, house no. 51. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; hosted online by the NAI, census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-13).

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Belfast Telegraph, 14 January 1963 (pg. 2). Death notice: “CRAWFORD—January 11, 1963, at the Belfast City Hospital, MARTHA E., dearly-loved wife of Benjamin Crawford. Funeral from her late residence, 49 Jaffa Street, to-morrow (Tuesday), at 2-30 p.m., to City Cemetery.—Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Husband and Family Circle.” Digital image online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17).

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1898-10-02 – Birth – Amelia Dalton Jones was born on the 2nd October 1898 at 50 Byron street, Belfast, the daughter of Robert Jones, engine driver, and Mary Jones formerly Dalton; informant: father; registered 8th November 1898 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 234/217/01789067."

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General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1899-08-29 – Death – Emelia Dalton Jones, child of Robert Jones, engine driver, died on 29th August 1899 at 50 Byron street in Belfast; cause of death: diarhhoea, 7 days, certified; informant: the father, present at the death; registered 30th August 1899 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 235/04638000."

32.

British Army Service Records, 1760–1915. William Jones of Aberdeen, Scotland; attested 1 May 1868 to the 28th Regiment of Foot, discharged 15 June 1890. Original record: National Archives, London, England (archival ref. WO97/3184/84). Digital images online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed 2019-11-13 by subscription; transcript by Alison Kilpatrick).

33.

England 1901 Census. William Jones, age 49, with wife, Jane F. (43), daughter, Emma Willoughby (25), father-in-law, Robert Somers (70), visitor, Thomas Willoughby (34), and the Willoughby children, Margaret A. (10) and Christopher T. (5); in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Original records: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901 (Kew, Richmond, Surrey: National Archives of the UK, 1901); PRO ref. RG13, piece 989, folio 102, pg. 25, registration district: Portsmouth, subdistrict: Kingston and East Southsea, enumeration district no. 29, household schedule no. 168. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18.

34.

England 1911 Census. William Jones, age 58, with wife, Jane (54), father [in law], Robert Somers (81), and boarder, John Pickering (36); in Reading, Berkshire. Original records: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911 (Kew, Richmond, Surrey: National Archives of the UK, 1901); PRO ref. RG14, piece 6570, household schedule no. 14, registration district: Reading, subdistrict: St Mary, enumeration district no. 15. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18

35.

Berkshire Family History Society. Berkshire Burial Index. Transcripts online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-17). Extract: “William Jones, age 73, birth year: 1850, residence: 635 Oxford Road, burial date: 25 September 1923; church: St George, place: Tilehurst, Berkshire.”
Please note that 635 Oxford Road was the same address recorded for William Jones in the 1911 census.

36.

Berkshire Family History Society. Berkshire Burial Index. Transcripts online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-17). Extract: “Jane Frances Jones, age 77, born 1855, residence: 344 Oxford Road; burial date: 17 December 1932; church: Henley Road cemetery (Caversham)."
— Please note that 344 Oxford Road is the address for the Royal Berkshire & Battle Hospital, which building was formerly a workhouse until about 1912.

37.

General Register Office, England and Wales. Army Returns.—Births.—1796 to 1880 (GRO Army Chaplains Indexes). Archival ref. BCHA 1877–1878, pg. 175, line 152. Digital image online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-18). Extract: “Jones, Emma Jane. Station: Hong Kong. Year: 1877-78. Page 175."

38.

(a) General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Marriages. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Index entry: Thomas Willoughby and Emma Jane Jones, 4th Quarter 1899, Portsea Registration District (Hampshire), vol. 2b, pg. 2096.
(b) Church of England. Parish of Portsea, Hampshire.
Marriage of Thomas Willoughby and Emma Jane Jones in St Simon’s church, 4th November 1899. Digital image online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and abstract by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18). Abstract: “Marriage solemnized at S. Simon’s Church, Portsea, in the Parish of Portsea in the County of Portsmouth. No. 97. November 4th, 1899. Husband: Thomas Willoughby, age 32, widower; rank or profession: Serg’t, Berks. Reg’t.; residence at the time of marriage: 32 Cambridge Barracks, Portsmouth; father: Thomas Willoughby, gardener (deceased). Wife: Jane Emma Jones, age 23, spinster, residence 43 Napier Road, father: William Jones, pensioner. Married in the Church of S. Simon’s according to the rites and ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns, by the Rev. F.E. Meney, Curate; witnessed by W.A. Jones and M. Ryan. Archival ref. No. 97, pg. 49."

39.

(a) General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Deaths. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Index entry: Emma J Willoughby, 4th Quarter 1939, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 2c, pg. 836.
(b) Berkshire Family History Society. 
Berkshire Burial Index. Transcripts online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-17). Extract: “Emma Jane Willoughby, aged 63 years, birth year: 1876; address: 677 Oxford Road, Reading; burial date: 27 October 1939; burial place: St Michael, Tilehurst, Berkshire.
(c) Principal Probate Registry. National Probate Calendar (England and Wales). Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18). Index entry: “Willoughby, Emma Jane of 677 Oxford-road, Reading (wife of Thomas Willoughby), died 23 October 1939 at 344 Oxford-road, Reading; Administration: Oxford, 4 December [1939] to the said Thomas Willoughby, army pensioner. Effects £134 2s. 3d.” Archival ref. 1939, pg. 561.

40.

(a) General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Deaths. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Index entry: Thomas Willoughby, 4th Quarter 1951, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 6a, pg. 70.
(b) Berkshire Family History Society. 
Berkshire Burial Index. Transcripts online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-17). Extract: “Thomas Willoughby, aged 84 years, birth year: 1867; address: 677 Oxford Road, Reading; burial date: 23 October 1951; burial place: St Michael, Tilehurst, Berkshire.
(c) Principal Probate Registry. National Probate Calendar (England and Wales). Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18). Index entry: “Willoughby, Thomas of 677 Oxford-road, Reading; died 19 October 1951; Probate: Oxford, 14 February [1952] to William Charles Willoughby, accounts clerk, and William George Willoughby, painter. Effects £1810 1s. 5d..” Archival ref. 1952, pg. 493.

41.

England 1911 Census. Thomas Willoughby, age 44, with wife, Emma Jane (34), and children: Margret Annie (20), Christopher Thomas (15), William George (9), Emma Frances (8), Priscilla May (6), Eileen Rose (5), and Edith Elizabeth (2); in Reading, Berkshire. Original records: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911 (Kew, Richmond, Surrey: National Archives of the UK, 1901); PRO ref. RG14, piece 6571, household schedule no. 15, registration district: Reading, subdistrict: St Mary, enumeration district no. 16. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18.

42.

1939 England and Wales Register. Thomas Willoughby (b.1866) with children, Henry J. (b.1912) and Charlotte J. (b.1914); in Reading, Berkshire. Original records: The National Archives (Kew, London). 1939 Register (Series RG101) Archival ref. RG101/2029E, schedule no. 2, sub-schedule no. 1, enumeration district DSBF, registration district M 6 121-1. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-18.

43.

General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Abstract: “No. 245. William George Willoughby, born 29th June 1901 in the Barracks, Kilkenny, county Kilkenny; son of Thomas Willougbhy, Sergeant, 3rd Berks., and Emily [sic] Willoughby formerly Jones; informant: Mary Phelan of Comer Road, present at the birth; registered 5th July 1901 (J. Byrne Hackett, registrar). Archival ref. Kilkenny registration district, Kilkenny No. 1 sub-district, GRO nos. 245/362/01750877.

44.

General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Births. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Index entry: John Willoughby, 2nd quarter ending 30th June 1910, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 2c, pg. 356.

45.

(a) General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Deaths. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-17). Index entry: John F. Willoughby, 1st quarter ending 31st March 1911, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 2c, pg. 225.
(b) Berkshire Family History Society. 
Berkshire Burial Index. Transcripts online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-17). Extract: “John Frederick Willoughby, age 10 months, residence: 679 Oxford Road, burial date: 10 January 1911, burial place: St George, Tilehurst, Berkshire.

46.

General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (archival ref. FHL film no. 101072); index entry online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription). Index entry of the birth: “Robert Jones Crawford, 3rd quarter ending 30th September 1904, Belfast registration district, vol. 1, pg. 213.” 

47.

General Register Office of Northern Ireland (GRONI), Belfast. Civil Registrations of Marriages (1845ff), Births (1864ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Hosted online by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, geni.nidirect.gov.uk. Enhanced view of death index entry purchased by Alison Kilpatrick. Abstract: “Annie Ashton, female, married, died 15th January 1931, aged 57 years. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban 3 sub-district, registration no. D/1931/49/1007/114/128."

48.

General Register Office of Northern Ireland (GRONI), Belfast. Civil Registrations of Marriages (1845ff), Births (1864ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Hosted online by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, geni.nidirect.gov.uk. Enhanced view of death index entry purchased by Alison Kilpatrick. Abstract: “William Ashton, male, widowed, died 22nd April 1948, aged 77 years. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban 4 sub-district, registration no. D/1948/50/1007/248/467."

49.

General Register Office of Northern Ireland (GRONI), Belfast. Civil Registrations of Marriages (1845ff), Births (1864ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Hosted online by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, geni.nidirect.gov.uk. Enhanced view of death index entry purchased by Alison Kilpatrick. Abstract: “Margaret Jones, spinster, weaver, died at 17 Syringa street, Belfast, on 13th January 1937, aged 66 years; cause of death: influenza 7 days, cardiac failure 6 hours, certified; informant: R. Jones, brother, of 12 Jaffa street, present at the death; registered 14th January 1937 (F. McCabe, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 2 sub-district, registration no. D/1937/48/1007/102/164."

50.

Belfast Telegraph, 31 December 1969 (pg. 2). Death notice: “CRAWFORD—December 30, 1969, at Hospital, Benjamin, husband of the late Martha Crawford, 49 Jaffa Street. Funeral private. — Deeply regretted by the Family Circle.” Digital image online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-19).

51.

General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (archival ref. FHL film no. 101072); index entry online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription). Index entry of the birth: “Martha Elizabeth Crawford, 2nd quarter ending 30th June 1909, Belfast registration district, vol. 1, pg. 224.” 

52.

General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "Marriage – 1912-11-14 – Robert Jones, bachelor (of 12 Jaffa street, age 34, bachelor, french polisher, son of Robert Jones, labourer) and Helen Ann Murdock, spinster (of 12 Jaffa street, age 29, spinster, cook, daughter of William Thompson Murdock, Royal Navy Reserve) were married on 14th November 1912 in St Luke’s church in the parish of Lower Falls in Belfast, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of Ireland, by licence, by the Rev. Ernest Hayes; witnessed by John Murdock and Martha Crawford. Archival ref. [Belfast] registration district, GRO nos. 14/297/05608759."

53.

(a) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "Birth – 1913-08-12 – Agnes Wilhelmina Helen Jones, born on 12th August 1913 at 12 Jaffa street, Belfast; daughter of Robert Jones of same address, french polisher, and Helen Anne Jones formerly Murdock; informant: C. Gault, 11 Geoffrey street, present at the birth; registered 12th August 1913 (S.L. Browne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. [-]96, 205-01590903.”
(b) 1939 England and Wales Register. Original record held by The National Archives (Kew, London). Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "1939 Register: Agnes W.H. Jones, born 12th August 1913, Mission Worker, residence: 11 Taviton Street, St Pancras, London. Archival ref. schedule no. 21, sub-schedule no. 2, enumeration district ASAJ, registration district 9/1.”
(c) National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh).
Statutory Registers (1855ff). Index entry hosted online at scotlandspeople.gov.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-19). Abstract: "Marriage – 1948 – Agnes Wilhelmina Jones and William Frank Rice were married in St Clement registration district, Scotland, in 1948. Archival ref. 282/2 531; RD Name: St Clement.”
(d) General Register Office of England & Wales.
 Index of Civil Registrations of Deaths. Pub. Controller of HMSO and the Office for National Statistics. Abstract: "Death index – July 1993 – William Frank Rice, death age: 85, birth date: 1 July 1908, registration date: July 1993, registration district: Chiltern and South Bucks, inferred county: Buckinghamshire, register no. B11B, subdistrict and district 3251B, entry no. 253.” Index online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-20).
(e) National Probate Calendar. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Original record held by the Principal Probate Registry (London). Abstract: "National Probate Calendar. Abstract of index entry: “Rice, William Frank of Innellan Nicol Road, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, died 27 July 1993; Probate: Oxford 24 August [1993]; ... Archival ref. 1993, Week 66, no. 9352210407P.” Index online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-20).
(f) General Register Office of England & Wales.
Index of Civil Registrations of Deaths. Pub. Controller of HMSO and the Office for National Statistics. Abstract: "Death index – April 2001 – Agnes Wilhelmina H. Rice, death age: 87, birth date: 12 August 1913, registration date: Apr 2001, registration district: Chiltern, inferred county: Buckinghamshire, register no. L5C, subdistrict and district:3271C, entry no. 167.” Index online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-20).

54.

(a) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "Birth – 1917-04-28 – William John Murdock Jones, born on 28th April 1917 at 12 Jaffa street, Belfast; son of Robert Jones of 12 Jaffa street, french polisher, and Helen Jones formerly Murdock; informant; Isabella Culbert, 182 Snugville street, present at the birth (signed with her mark); registered 5th May 1917 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. [14/[-]87, 01543251.”
(b) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Digital copies hosted online by Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, at irishgenealogy.ie (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick). Abstract: "Death – 1920-03-23 – William John Murdock Jones, son of Robert Jones, french polisher, died on 23rd March 1920 at 12 Jaffa street, Belfast, aged two years ten months; cause of death: broncho pneumonia, certified; informant: father, registered 24th March 1920 (H.D. Osborne, registrar). Archival ref. Belfast registration district, Belfast Urban No. 3 sub-district, GRO nos. 23/183/04413353.”

55.

(a) National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh). Statutory Registers (1855ff). Index entry hosted online at scotlandspeople.gov.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-19). Abstract: "Death – 1947 – Helen Ann Jones (other surname: Murdoch), died in St Clement registration district in 1947. Archival ref. 282/2 478.”
(b) General Register Office of Ireland (GRO), Dublin. Civil Registration Indexes and Records of Births (1864ff), Marriages (1845ff), and Deaths (1864ff). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (FHL film no. 101059); index online by ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-20). Abstract of birth index entry: “Helen Bateman Murdock, 2nd quarter ending 30th June 1883, Belfast registration district, vol. 1, pg. 388.”
(c)
1911 England Census. William Murdock, age 67 (b. Hillsborough, county Down), with wife, Elizabeth Ann (age 68; born Lurgan, county Armagh), and daughters: Helen Bateman Murdock (27) and Catherine Murdock (25), both born in Belfast; 7 Gatewarth Street, Warrington, Lancashire. Original record: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Archival ref. class RG14, piece 23169, Warrington registration (459) and sub-district, enumeration district no. 39. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-11-20).

56.

(a) Dundee Courier, 26 November 1949 (pg. 2). “Shipyard Worker Killed.” Citing the death of Robert Jones, aged 70 years, formerly of Belfast, widower. Digital image © D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.; hosted online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-20). — Transcript: "SHIPYARD WORKER KILLED. / Seventy-year old Robert Jones, 32 Kinnordy Terrace, Dundee, was killed instantly when knocked down by a shunting engine at the Caledon Shipyard, Dundee, yesterday. / The engine was pushing a single waggon, and it is thought Mr Jones slipped and fell while attempting to cross the line. / He was foreman french polisher with the Caledon Company. He came from Belfast 15 years ago. / Mr Jones was a widower. A daughter kept house for him.” Transcriber’s note: The use of the slash symbol, i.e., /,  indicates a new paragraph in the original text.
(b) Dundee Courier, 26 November 1949 (pg. 5). Death notice for Robert Jones of 32 Kinnordie Terrace, Dundee. Digital image © D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.; hosted online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-20). — Transcript: "JONES—Suddenly (the result of an accident), on Nov. 25, 1949, Robert Jones, 32 Kinnordie Tce., Dundee, husband of the late Helen Murdoch [sic]. Funeral service in the Cathedral Church of St Paul on Mon., at twelve o’clock noon, thereafter at Dundee Crematorium at 12.30 p.m. Friends wishing to attend please notify Messrs J. & J. Gray, 18 Perth Rd. (telephone 4604).”
(c) National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh).
Statutory Registers (1855ff). Digital image hosted online at scotlandspeople.gov.uk (purchased and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-19). — Abstract: "Death – 1949-11-25 – Robert Jones, widower of Helen Ann Murdoch (of 32 Kinnordy Terrace, Dundee, french polisher, son of Robert Jones, soldier, and Martha Dale, both deceased), died on 25th November 1949 in Stannergate Road, aged 70 years; cause of death: shcok and haemorrhage from multiple body injuries due to a vehicular accident; seen after death by Shelia G.F. Conacker, M.B., Ch.B.; informant: A. W. Jones, daughter, 32 Kinnordy Terrace; registered 28th November 1949 (Normal Steele, registrar). Archival ref. District of St. Andrew in the Burgh of Dundee, NRS no. 738, pg. 246, Statutory Register no. 282/3 738."

57.

Find-a-Grave Memorials. Original records held by the Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Memorials posted to www.findagrave.com by “Cyndi,” various dates (2017, 2018); accessed, 2019-11-19. Abstracts:

  • Memorial no. 186279318. Amelia Dalton Jones, birth: unknown, death: 29 Aug 1899; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 11 Mos. [born 1898], burial date 31 August 1899.
  • Memorial no. 186280991. Robert Jones, birth: unknown, death: 8 Dec 1917; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 70 years [born c.1847], burial date 10 December 1917.
  • Memorial no. 186686221. Mary Jones [formerly Dalton], birth: unknown, death: 28 Nov 1918; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 61 Years [born c.1857], burial date 1 December 1918.
  • Memorial no. 186289665. William John Murdock Jones, birth: unknown, death: 23 Mar 1920; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 2 10/12 Years [b.1917], burial date 25 March 1920.
  • Memorial no. 176745584. Annie Ashton [formerly Jones], birth: unknown, death: 15 Jan 1931; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 57 Years [born c.1874], burial date 17 January 1931.
  • Memorial no. 186280868. Margaret Jones [spinster], birth: unknown, death: 13 Jan 1937; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 66 years [born c.1871], burial date 15 January 1937.
  • Memorial no. 186280602. Helen Ann Jones [formerly Murdock], birth: unknown, death: 15 Jun 1947; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 62 years [born c.1885], burial date 5 December 1947.
  • Memorial no. 176745595. William Ashton, birth: unknown, death: 22 Apr 1948; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 77 Years [born c.1871], burial date 24 April 1948.
  • Memorial no. 186281003. Robert Jones, birth: unknown, death: 25 Nov 1949; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 70 years [born c.1879], burial date 5 April 1950.
  • Memorial no. 180541143. Martha Elizabeth Crawford [formerly Jones], birth: unknown, death: 11 Jan 1963; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 87 Years [born c.1876], burial date 15 January 1963.
  • Memorial no. 180541143. Benjamin Crawford, birth: unknown, death: 30 Dec 1969; burial: Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; gravesite details: age 93 Years [born c.1876], burial date 2 January 1970.

58.

General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Births. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-21). Index entry: Henry J. Willoughby, mother’s surname: Jones, 2nd quarter ending 30th June 1912, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 2c, pg. 646.

59.

General Register Office, England and Wales. Indexes of Civil Registrations of Births. Transcripts and digital images online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-11-21). Index entry: Charlotte J. Willoughby, mother’s surname: Jones, 4th quarter ending 31st December 1914, Reading Registration District (Berkshire), vol. 2c, pg. 627.

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